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DEA to Increase Restrictions on Hydrocodone Combination Products

DEA to Increase Restrictions on Hydrocodone Combination Products

The Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) has announced it will reclassify hydrocodone combination products such as Vicodin.

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Daily Marijuana Use at Highest Rate Among College Students Since 1981

Daily Marijuana Use at Highest Rate Among College Students Since 1981

Daily marijuana use is at the highest rate among college students since 1981, according to the national Monitoring The Future study.

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People Tend to Consume More Alcohol on Days They Exercise

People Tend to Consume More Alcohol on Days They Exercise

People tend to drink more alcohol on days they exercise, suggests a new study.

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Drinking at an Early Age Linked With Later Problem Drinking

Drinking at an Early Age Linked With Later Problem Drinking

Starting to drink at an early age can increase the risk of alcohol abuse in teens, according to a new study.

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Heroin Easier to Buy Than Wine for Young People in Rural Pennsylvania: State Senator

Heroin Easier to Buy Than Wine for Young People in Rural Pennsylvania: State Sen…

It is easier for a young person in rural Pennsylvania to buy heroin than a bottle of wine, according to a new report on the heroin epidemic in the state.

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Marijuana – Medicine by Legislation

Marijuana – Medicine by Legislation

It is difficult to open any news medium, whether the local Denver free newspaper or CNN, without encountering an analysis of marijuana policy.  Similar to the division of Americans into politically outspoken reds and blues, passionate factions that either support...

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SPOTLIGHT: Fishkill, NY Affiliate Offers an Array of Prevention Programs

SPOTLIGHT: Fishkill, NY Affiliate Offers an Array of Prevention Programs

The Council on Addiction Prevention & Education of Dutchess County, Inc. (CAPE) provides numerous evidence-based prevention programs for county youth and families.

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Combining Social/Governmental and Medical Models:  the Case of Disulfiram

Combining Social/Governmental and Medical Models: the Case of Disulfiram

Developed in the late 1940's(1, 2), disulfiram (Antabuse®) is the oldest of the three agents currently approved by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for the treatment of alcoholism. In the presence of ethyl alcohol (ethanol), it occasions an immediate and profoundly uncomfortable physical sickness known as the disulfiram-alcohol reaction(D-AR). This includes facial flushing,...

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Fashion, Media and Business Icons Join Forces to Support the Oldest and Largest Alcoholism and Addiction Advocacy Organization in America

Fashion, Media and Business Icons Join Forces to Support the Oldest and Largest …

Hamilton South Photo Credit Neil Rasmus-BFAThe National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence (NCADD) held its Inaugural Gala recently. Event co-chairs Barry Diller and Diane von Furstenberg, Barry Sternlicht, James Abernathy, and Aby and Samantha Rosen joined attendees to honor New York City marketing and communications executive Hamilton South for his passionate commitment to recovery and steadfast...

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